650 patients with OIC with a primary endpoint based on a 12-week treatment period.In addition, one of the pivotal studies has a 6-month double-blind extension. Finally, the 52-week long-term safety study is a randomized, open label study design. This comprehensive Phase 3 program is the only one of its scope and size for the treatment of opioid induced constipation. We are very pleased to report today that AstraZeneca and Nektar anticipate announcing high-level results from the two pivotal studies and the extension study in the fourth quarter of this year. AstraZeneca is also planning a full presentation of the efficacy results at a scientific meeting in 2013. Results from the 1,135 patient long-term open label safety study are anticipated in the first quarter of 2013.
Nektar Therapeutics' CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Transcript
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